Friday, September 9, 2011

Friday List of Little or No Consequence #205

Our survey said...
9 Things We've Learned From Football Surveys Over The Last 8 Years

1. 62% of over-16s in a BBC survey said they didn't object to football fixtures being moved from the traditional Saturday 3pm kick-off. (2007)

2. 45% of people surveyed by the Football League specified 'parental influence' as the reason why they chose their favourite club. (2010)

3. 90% of fans surveyed by the Football Supporters Federation wanted the choice of sitting or standing at a match. (2009)

4. 10% of fans in an FA survey said they'd stopped playing football on a regular basis due to 'pressure from their partner.' (2011)

5. 59% of fans that responded to the Football Fans Census said they would miss their club's main rivals if they weren't there. (2003)

6. 20% of people responding to a survey for Zoo magazine and Football Fancast said their second favourite team was Tottenham Hotspur. (2011)

7. 40% of Premier League and Football League clubs responding to a survey by Mishcon de Reya believed their players had been approached by agents and other clubs in the last year. (2011)

8. 1% of fans surveyed for the Football League Supporters Survey said national newspapers were their main source of information about their club. (2010)

9. 28% of Manchester United season ticket holders surveyed for Virgin Money's Football Fans' Inflation Index said they were not planning on renewing their season tickets for the 2011/12 season. (2009)

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